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Offline allynroe

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DEVELOPING STORY: The captain of a Continental Airlines flight en route from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark, N.J., died during the trip, FOX News confirmed.

The pilot died Thursday aboard Continental Flight 61, and the co-pilot took over the aircraft's controls, FAA spokesman Les Dorr told FOX.

The plane was scheduled to land in Newark about 11:43 a.m. EDT.

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http://flightaware.com/live/flight/COA61
« Last Edit: June 18, 2009, 11:24:29 AM by allynroe »



Offline mk223

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Re: Continental Airlines Pilot Dies on Flight From Brussels to Newark
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2009, 11:46:44 AM »
Very sad, but stories like this make me wonder how the media can find out this information. Unless they are monitoring oceanic feeds.

Offline NY Z Pilot

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Re: Continental Airlines Pilot Dies on Flight From Brussels to Newark
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2009, 12:18:13 PM »
The media is all over EVERYTHING. They have people on the inside.

Offline joebone1

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Re: Continental Airlines Pilot Dies on Flight From Brussels to Newark
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2009, 12:37:26 PM »
I work for a TV station in a small market - you'd be surprised where news comes from - that's why I normally don't believe what I hear on TV.

Offline craig007

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Re: Continental Airlines Pilot Dies on Flight From Brussels to Newark
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2009, 03:09:15 PM »
That's incredible. Both the incident, and the fact the media seemingly know everything.

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Re: Continental Airlines Pilot Dies on Flight From Brussels to Newark
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2009, 05:13:55 AM »
I'm surprised Fox news didn't start speculating on what was the cause of death
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